Sunday, November 20, 2016

Strong 2nd period leads Bruins past Jets 4-1


Jets @ Bruins game recap video, on November 19, 2016.
Last night, the Bruins held the Jets to a total of 12 shots and came away with a 4-1 win, with Tuukka Rask picking up his 11th win of the season.

Quick game summary
In the first period, no scoring happened.

In the second period, Bruins Matt Beleskey scored his 2nd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead. Later, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 6th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead. Later, Bruins Patrice Bergeron scored his 3rd goal of the season, a power-play goal, giving the Bruins a 3-0 lead.

In the third period, Bruins Tim Schaller scored his 3rd goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 4-0 lead. Later, Jets Adam Lowry scored, making the score 4-1.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 11 saves on 12 shots. Rask is now 11-2-0 with a 1.46 GAA and a .946 save percentage this season.

The Bruins led the game with a 70% faceoff percentage and in shots 38-12. The Jets led the game in hits 36-18 and blocked shots 16-10. The Bruins went 1-for-4 on the power-play, while the Jets went 0-for-4.

Patrice Bergeron led the Bruins with 6 shots. Torey Krug led the Bruins with 4 hits. Adam McQuaid led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Anton Khudobin, Colin Miller and David Pastrnak were scratched for the Bruins.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 11-7-0 with 22 points this season and are in 3rd place in the Atlantic division. The Bruins are now 7-3-0 in their last 10 games and their home record is now 4-3-0 this season. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday when they host the St. Louis Blues, at 7pm ET.

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